Thursday, 19 May 2022 13:01

Ballston Spa CSD Board of Education and Budge Vote Results

Holly Baker-Flynn. Photo provided. Holly Baker-Flynn. Photo provided.

BALLSTON SPA — The Ballston Spa community approved the district’s 2022-2023 budget proposal of $98,575,342 with an unofficial vote of 81.1% voting yes and 18.9% voting no. The Proposition 1, which is the school Budget, received 1,602 votes for it, Proposition 2 of the School Vehicle Replacement had 1,652 votes for it and the Proposition 3 which was the Ballston Spa Proposition I: School Budget

The district will be authorized to expend the sum set forth in its estimate of expenditures for the 2022-2023 school year in the amount of $98,575,342 and to levy the necessary taxes, therefore.

Proposition II: School Vehicle Replacement. The district will spend up to $920,000 to purchase and replace school buses and vehicles. Proposition III: Ballston Spa Public Library

The district will be authorized to collect and contribute $60,885 towards the expense of operating the public library. Public Library had 1,729 votes for it. 

The Board of Education will also be accepting two candidates for a three-year term: Holly Barker-Flynn who received 1,363 votes and Lawrence Ryan who received 897 votes. These two candidates will start their Board of Education duties on July 1, 2022.

The adopted 2022-2023 budget for the Ballston Spa Central School District is $98,575,342 which represents a 3.8% increase in expenditures over the 2021-2022 budget. The projected tax levy increases to support the 2022-2023 budget is $56,248,499, which represents a 2.46% increase over the 2021-2022 tax levy. The tax impact on the average home in the district assessed at $262,000 is projected to be $68 per year.

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